My grandfather was an avid outdoorsman. He taught me from a young age to be self-sufficient. Hunting and fishing, growing your own vegetables. Providing for your family meant being able to shelter and feed them without relying on anyone else.
As I grew older, the strain of city life began to take it’s toll on me. I was feeling depressed. I struggled to find a solution. I had everything I wanted: a house, a good job, generally good life.
I visited the old family cottage that my grandfather built to get away from it all. The feeling of calm I felt was the first time I genuinely felt like myself again. I
Since then, I have been honing my skills, and am now completely able to take myself off-grid and be quite content with nature.
I, Matthew Davies, have shared my experiences and knowledge, helping anyone who wants to take time away from the hustle and bustle of city life. I do not shy away from sharing the goofs either. Learning from my failures, I used those moments to grow my skillset and succeed later.
I believe the key to a happy and healthy life is reconnecting with nature. I am living a simpler life with multiple pure rewards; a successful catch, a healthy beehive with the most delicious honey I have ever tasted, and the safety of being able to take care of my own, without worries.
Join me in my adventures. Laugh with me when things do not go as plan. Rejoice at the small success. There is no greater feeling in the world.